In Where Canada Stands, BCCIC evaluates Canada’s progress on the seven UN Sustainable Development Goals under review at the 2017 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF). Although Canada is not submitting a Voluntary National Review (VNR) this year, the report provides a civil society perspective on how Canada is doing, how we can improve, and where we need to adjust indicators to a Canadian context to facilitate future VNRs. Where Canada Stands compiles factsheets, expert interviews, and case studies.
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A 2-page summary of our report is now available to download here. This summary provides a snapshot of the information covered in this report as well as key highlighted recommendations for Canada to implements as we move toward achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
References for information found in the 2-pager:
Bertelsmann Stiftung and Sustainable Development Solutions Network. (2016). SDG Index & Dashboard. Retrieved from https://www.dropbox.com/s/gy2zmh9065v0mr5/SDG_Index_Dashboard_full.pdf?dl=0
United Nations. (2016). The Sustainable Development Goals Report. Retrieved from https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/report/2016/leaving-no-one-behind
Just the Facts. (2017). Retrieved from http://www.cwp-csp.ca/poverty/just-the-facts/
PROOF Food Insecurity Policy Research. (2017). Monitoring Food Insecurity in Canada. Retrieved from http://proof.utoronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/monitoring-factsheet.pdf
Human Rights Watch. (2017). World Report. Retrieved from https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/wr2017-web.pdf